2016 Lexus TX crossover

Lexus TX is a brand new crossover expected to be unveiled in 2016. This model will be offered as a way of resolving various customer complaints regarding the current RX model. The RX which is still being produced and it is a very tough competitor in its category owing to its luxurious cabin. Unfortunately, it lags behind in terms of power and it also does not offer the much needed three row seating arrangement which some of its competitors have. The automaker is therefore making prior arrangements in finding a solution to these complains, and the solutions seems to be in the release of a new seven seat crossover labeled TX in the year 2016. This 2016 Lexus TX will not only acquire the three row configuration, but it will go through various modifications to make it a futuristic model. It is expected to be based on the same platform which underpins the new Toyota Camry or Highlander, or architecture which Lexus IS is based on.

2016 Lexus TX front

2016 Lexus TX: Redesign Exterior and Interior

2016 Lexus TX exterior will be completely different from that of RX. It will acquire sleeker body lines. Still, this model will have better aerodynamics which will bring in some changes in its appearance. Just like a majority of luxury car manufacturers, the new TX will come with extensive use of aluminum which will enable it to have less weight. While its weight will be lowered using aluminum, its price on the other hand will be increased since aluminum is quite expensive. It is rumored that the headlights will have a sharp edge while the grille will be more stylish. Its bumper too will be designed to feature new small fog lights. Moreover, this new model will be offered with impressive superior quality five spoke alloy wheels. The new Lexus TX will be longer than the RX model so that it gets enough room for the third row seats, but both models will share some features.

As for the interior part, there will be extensive use of the best possible technology so as to offer its user the best operating options. Comfort and magnificence will be the automaker’s foremost priority in order to make sure that the passengers are satisfied, and also to ensure that the 2016 Lexus TX sticks around for a long time and brings with it high profit margins. A lot is expected in regard to the interior features. Given that the 2016 Lexus TX will be a modern luxury auto, modern accessories and high class tech features are expected to be offered.

2016 Lexus TX interior

2016 Lexus TX: Engine Specs

According to reports from its manufacturer, the new model will run on a regular engine as well as a hybrid variant. The regular engine will be a 3.5 liter i-VTEC V6 capable of generating 290 horsepower and 267 lb-ft or torque. This engine will be mated to the six or eight speed automatic transmission. Power will be transferred to the standard front wheel or the optional four wheel drive. It will be able to splint from zero to 60 mph in less than 8 seconds. On the other hand, the expected hybrid variant will most likely be a 3.5 liter V6 combined with a set of electric motors. This engine’s power output will be about 300 horses and 340 Nm of torque.

2016 Lexus TX side

2016 Lexus TX: Release Date and Price

The release date of 2016 Lexus TX is anticipated to be around the last months of 2016. As for the price, it is projected to be around $ 60 000. The main competitor of 2016 Lexus TX include Honda Pilot, Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, Infiniti QX60, Audi Q7 and Nissan Pathfinder.

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